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NEW YORK | WeWork takes meat off the menu at company events

NEW YORK — Office space sharing company WeWork says it is no longer serving red or white meat at company events. In an email to employees Thursday, co-founder and Chief Creative Officer Miguel McKelvey said the company won’t serve pork, poultry or red meat, and it won’t allow employees to expense meals that include those … Continue reading NEW YORK | WeWork takes meat off the menu at company events

LONDON | The Latest: Trump, May differ on effects of immigration

LONDON — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s trip to Europe (all times local): 2:30 p.m. U.S. President Donald Trump and British Prime Minister Theresa May are expressing differing views on the benefits of immigration to Europe. Trump says during a joint news conference that immigration has been “very bad” for Europe and is changing … Continue reading LONDON | The Latest: Trump, May differ on effects of immigration

BRUSSELS | Trump’s claim that NATO will boost defense spending disputed

BRUSSELS — President Donald Trump closed out his chaotic two-day visit to NATO Thursday by declaring victory, claiming that member nations caved to his demands to significantly increase defense spending and reaffirming his commitment to the alliance. But there were no immediate specifics on what Trump said he had achieved, and French President Emmanuel Macron … Continue reading BRUSSELS | Trump’s claim that NATO will boost defense spending disputed

BRUSSELS | Trump says NATO members have agreed to spending increases

BRUSSELS — President Donald Trump on Thursday reaffirmed his commitment to the NATO alliance after he said member nations caved to his demands by making significant pledges to increasing defense spending. “The United States’ commitment to NATO remains very strong,” Trump told reporters at a surprise news conference following an emergency session of NATO members … Continue reading BRUSSELS | Trump says NATO members have agreed to spending increases

BRUSSELS  | The Latest: Trump holding series of 1-on-1 meetings at NATO

BRUSSELS  — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s trip to Europe (all times local): 8:25 a.m. President Donald Trump will be meeting with the leaders of Azerbaijan, Romania, Ukraine and Georgia as he kicks off his second day at the NATO summit in Brussels. The president will also be attending a pair of meetings of … Continue reading BRUSSELS  | The Latest: Trump holding series of 1-on-1 meetings at NATO

U.S. Department of State News: Ambassador Tina Kaidanow, Acting Assistant Secretary of State for Political-Military Affairs, Travels to Saudi Arabia, the United Kingdom, and Belgium

WASHINGTON – U.S. Department of State today released the following statement: Ambassador Tina Kaidanow, Acting Assistant Secretary of State for Political-Military Affairs, will travel to Saudi Arabia, the United Kingdom, and Belgium July 10-20, 2018. In Saudi Arabia, Ambassador Kaidanow will meet with senior officials for discussions on defense trade issues.  Saudi Arabia is currently … Continue reading U.S. Department of State News: Ambassador Tina Kaidanow, Acting Assistant Secretary of State for Political-Military Affairs, Travels to Saudi Arabia, the United Kingdom, and Belgium

LONDON | UK’s May defeats Brexit rebels, but divisions still reign

LONDON — The British government saw its flagship Brexit legislation pass through Parliament on Wednesday, but remains locked in a tussle with lawmakers over the direction of the country’s departure from the European Union. The EU Withdrawal Bill was approved after Prime Minister Theresa May’s government narrowly won a key vote.  The House of Commons … Continue reading LONDON | UK’s May defeats Brexit rebels, but divisions still reign

HONOLULU | Jurassic World crew reacts to real-world volcanic disasters

HONOLULU (AP) — The lava pours from the ceilings. It explodes from the mountaintop. It creeps, then pours and roars down the mountainside as people frantically try to escape — with dinosaurs chasing after them. It’s the opening act of a major summer blockbuster, but the eruption part is reality for people who live under … Continue reading HONOLULU | Jurassic World crew reacts to real-world volcanic disasters